National / International News

UK unemployment falls to 1.83m

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 00:51
UK unemployment in the January to March period fell to 1.83 million, official figures show, down 35,000 from the previous quarter.

VIDEO: North Korea Defence Chief 'executed'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 00:45
North Korea's Defence Minister Hyon Yong-chol has been executed for showing disloyalty to Kim Jong-un, South Korea's spy agency says.

Murder victim 'received counselling'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 00:40
A former Northern Ireland woman allegedly murdered by her husband in Australia had been receiving domestic violence counselling months before hear death, a court hears.

VIDEO: Prince Harry does the Haka

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 00:36
Prince Harry takes part in a traditional Maori Haka during his tour of New Zealand.

N Korea 'execution' highlights Kim's insecurity

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 00:33
North Korean leadership expert Mike Madden on what the reported execution of Defence Minister Hyon Yong-chol tells us.

Pacquiao delays retirement decision

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 00:31
Manny Pacquiao says his retirement is "near" but he won't make a decision until he recovers from shoulder surgery.

VIDEO: Would you take free money?

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 00:28
They say nothing in life is free, so what happened when social media firm The LAD Bible left £25 "for people in need only" in the middle of Manchester city centre?

Man charged over body in suitcase

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 00:26
A man is charged with the murder of a woman whose body was found in a suitcase in a London canal.

Protesters delay home demolition

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 00:19
The eviction of a 71-year-old woman from her caravan home is delayed by protesters who are blocking access to the site.

Top panel to give EC science advice

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 00:00
A high level group of scientists is to be recruited to provide independent advice to the European Commission, replacing the former role of the chief scientific advisor.

Macedonia resignations amid scandal

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 23:54
Macedonia's prime minister accepts the resignation of two ministers and his head of intelligence amid a scandal over alleged phone-tapping.